Resources

December 11, 2018

New resources help better understand Medicaid program

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s Medicaid program is the largest item in the state budget, and consumes more state general-fund dollars than anything except education. It also is a lifeline for nearly 1.8 million Louisiana citizens who are either low-income or have a disability.Read more...

December 10, 2018
Understanding Medicaid in Louisiana
Louisiana Budget Project has created two new resources aimed at helping lawmakers, the media and the public better understand the state’s Medicaid program.
June 16, 2018

Video: Budget cuts threaten to eliminate SNAP

In Louisiana, nearly 900,000 people need help each month to afford food.
April 9, 2018

New Report: It’s Time to Raise the Wage in Louisiana

Louisiana workers are long overdue for a pay raise. Although the state's unemployment rate is at its lowest rate in a decade, far too many workers are not earning enough to make ends meet.